Commercial vehicle – Special weight and dimension permits

Requirements and conditions for special permit programs in Alberta.


Special weight and dimension permits contain necessary instructions and forms to operate long combination vehicles and requirements to apply for annual overweight status on your commercial vehicle.

Additionally High Load Corridor offers maps on where current utility lines have been raised over 9 metres and proposed routes where utility lines will be raised over 9 metres to accommodate high loads.


Carriers are responsible for knowing all the requirements for operating long combination vehicles in Alberta.
Permit fees help recover the cost of raising overhead utility lines to accommodate high loads on designated Alberta highways.
Records that must be completed to get a permit to exceed regulated weight allowances.